After a decisive home victory against the Highland Rams in round one of the 4A State Playoffs, Timpview proved to be too much for Sky View to handle in round two on Friday.
Last week the Bobcats put another win in the books with a defeat of the Highland Rams. The win came in the first round of the 4A State Football Playoffs. They pack up their pads and take their 9-2 record south to take on Timpview in a second round playoff game this afternoon.
After a disappointing loss to region foe and valley rival Logan, Sky View recorded a pair of key region wins. The Bobcats won a hard fought battle two weeks ago against the Box Elder Bees with a 28-23 victory in a Thursday night game. They followed that up this week with a pre-UEA weekend drubbing of the Ogden High Tigers by posting a 52-0 Wednesday night win.
The Sky View Bobcats split a pair of valley rival games beating Mountain Crest 49-16 two weeks ago, but found themselves over matched in a 52-21 Thursday night loss at Logan.
Homecoming week is always sweeter with a victory on the football field. The gridiron action did not disappoint on Friday night as the Bobcats struck first and put up a 59-14 victory over the Provo Bulldogs.
The Sky View Bobcat football team moved to 2-1 on the season after a dominating win over the Minico Spartans of Rupert, Idaho.
It all came down to one game between valley rivals to determine the final seeding for the state tournament in Region 5. With both teams having already clinched a playoff spot, the Sky View and Mountain Crest girls soccer teams met Tuesday, battling to a 0-0 draw in double overtime.
The George S. Eccles Ice Center is now accepting applications for the Sheri Becker Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship (one Learn to Skate session) is open to applicants ages 5 to 16 who meet all scholarship requirements and who wish to learn how to ice skate or improve their skating skills.
The Bobcats played a close first half, but pulled away in the second to defeat the Wolverines from Hunter High School 27-45 Friday night in their pre-season home opener.
SMITHFIELD – Junior guard Faimafili Laulu-Pututau had 19 points as Mountain Crest beat Sky View 48-35, Wednesday to lock up the Region 5 No. 1 seed for the state tournament.
Smithfield — Senior Casey Oliverson recorded a double-double with 17 points and 23 rebounds as the Sky View boys basketball team got revenge on Logan with a 62-53 win on Wednesday.
Smithfield, Utah — The Sky View boy’s basketball team rebounded from its loss at Logan with a win over the Bees of Box Elder High, 57-49 Thursday night. Senior Casey Oliverson scored a game-high 19 points in the win.
Logan, Utah — In a battle between Cache Valley Rivals, the Sky View boy’s basketball team fell to Logan High in a thriller, 77-75, on Tuesday. Junior Jalen Moore led all scorers with 22 points, and junior Ty Nielsen added 17, but the Bobcat’s last-second shot fell short at the buzzer.
Sky View Lacrosse is holding tryouts at the Stan Laub center on Saturday, January 28 from 11:30 AM to 3:30 PM for all 9th to 12th grade boys.
Smithfield, Utah — The Sky View High boy’s basketball team emerged victorious over the Bonneville Lakers, 60-47, on Friday. Senior Casey Oliverson scored a team-high 17 points as the Bobcats pulled away in the second half.
Hyrum, Utah — In a clash between cross-town rivals, the Mountain Crest High girl’s basketball team pulled off the come-from-behind win over Sky View High, 57-49 on Tuesday. Senior Karlee Kartchner led all scorers with 22 points for the Mustangs in the win.
Smithfield, Utah — It was a rough night for the Sky View High girl’s basketball team as it fell to Weber High 58-42 Thursday night. Senior guard Dannika Webb led the Bobcats with nine points, but a sluggish start proved too much to overcome.
Smithfield, Utah — The Sky View High boys basketball team concluded the non-region portion of its schedule with a 62-55 victory over Idaho’s Highland High School Wednesday night. Junior Jalen Moore finished with 21 points on the night.
“At a Utah High School Activities Association hearing last week, a panel found that Glenn Mortensen, the school’s head swim coach, was in violation of athletic recruitment rules when he contacted a talented Finnish exchange student-athlete prior to the teen’s arrival at the school.”
The Lady Bobcats played a great game against the Bountiful Brave’s. The first half was dominated with tough defense by both teams, but the Bobcats came out hard in the 3rd with a 20 to 6 quarter to blow out the game. The Lady Bobcats finished the game 56-40.
At the beginning of the season the Sky View Bobcat football team was picked to finish last in the region. Against all odds and as the underdogs in most every game this season the Bobcats battled to a second place tie in the region. Friday night this Band of Brothers came together and battled for four quarters, and when the final buzzer blared they were on the losing end of the score, but never gave up, they fought to the end.
Sky View traveled to Hillcrest High School in Midvale for a mid-week game and got things done on the ground and in the air, Putting up a shutout against the Huskies the Bobcats scored twice on the ground and five times through the air in a 49-0 route. Sky View closed out the season on a positive note heading into next weeks playoff game against Skyline.
Last minute tragedy was averted Friday night as a late Nick Carver fumble was reversed when Cole Bangerter intercepted a Bonneville pass on the next play to seal the Lakers’ fate and solidify the Bobcat win. The victory puts Sky View in a tie at the region level with Mountain Crest after the Mustangs fell to the Royals on Friday night. An overtime victory by Olympus will have Sky View matched up against Skyline in the first round of the playoffs.
The Sky View Bobcats invited the Roy Royals to town on Friday night and the Bobcats came up victorious; scoring over and over on the turnovers forced by the defense. When the night was over Sky View was crowned the victors beating Roy with a score of 6-to-30. With the victory Sky View moves to 3-5-0 on the season (2-2-0 Region).
The Sky View Bobcats made a short trip to Logan on Friday night, for a trip that in hindsight they may wish they had not made. The offense struggled to get things going on the ground and in the air, while the defense did not have many answers for the Grizzly offense behind DJ Nelson’s arm and ground game. After a 7-67 loss the Bobcats will need to go back to the drawing board and get ready for next week’s game against Roy.
To cap off the Homecoming week celebration, the Sky View Bobcats welcomed the Bees from Box Elder to town on Friday. Coming into the game Sky View at 1-4-0 was the underdog against the 4-1-0 record of Box Elder. However, the Bobcats came to play and defended their house, putting up four scores Sky View exterminated the Bees in a 28-to-13 Homecoming victory.
SMITHFIELD — It was a night that ended with sweet revenge for the Sky View High School Girl’s soccer team. The Bobcats avenged their early season loss to Mountain Crest Tuesday night, winning round two by a final score of 2-1. The Bobcats were led by Senior Striker Stacy Bair, who scored the first of Sky View’s two goals and her pin point passing and superb ball handling was too much for the Mustangs defense to handle.
Valley rivals Mountain Crest Mustangs came to town and battled with the Smithfield Bobcats in a close game that came down to the wire. The Mountain Crest Mustangs scored first, but then the Bobcats mounted an ambush that resulted in two scores in the second quarter. Two Mustang fourth quarter scores would seal the Bobcats fate, and when the dust settled Mountain Crest headed south with the victory.
The Sky View Bobcats did a decent job of containing the passing offense of the Brighton High Bengals Friday night. However, the Bobcats couldn’t cage the Bengals running game giving up over 200 yards on the ground. Falling 3-28 Sky View moves to 1-3 on the season heading opening up region play next week against the valley rival Mountain Crest Mustangs.
It was a beautiful evening Thursday as the Sky View girls soccer team played host to the Roy Royals. Sky View jumped out early taking a demanding 3-0 lead only 10 minutes into the game. Their play calmed down after that and no goals were scored until Roy got on the board with 15 minutes left in the first half. With the score 3-1 at half time Roy came out firing on all cylinders in the second half and quickly tied it in the first five minutes of the second half with a pair of goals from Taryn Davies.
Not many people picked Sky View over Olympus in tonight’s match up, as a matter of fact there was just one lone reporter that was brave enough to pick them over the Titans, and according to Head Coach Craig Anhder that reporter was his neighbor. That lone reporter will have bragging rights among his peers this weekend as the Bobcats clawed their way to a victory, dominating on offense, defense and just about every other area of the game.
Last week Head Football Coach Craig Anhder asked his players to come out strong and play hard from the opening kickoff. In the first quarter the Bobcats did just that scoring on a long drive that resulted in a touchdown. The Cats followed up that drive with a kickoff return by Yabitse Wells ran back for a touchdown. Just like that it was 6-14 and Sky View was in the driver’s seat. Unfortunately for Sky View and the full house of loyal fans that was all the scoring the Bobcats would do and the Highland Rams from Pocatello, Idaho took over and methodically put points on the scoreboard, caging the Cats with a final score of 32-14.
The Sky View Bobcats went into Friday night’s game as the underdogs against the 5A powerhouse Northridge Knights. In the first quarter it appeared the odds makers were spot on in their estimation of the match up. But the undersized underdog Bobcats refused to roll over and battled back in a losing effort that saw them fall 13-30.
Sky View High School announced on June 6th that Kelly Knowles is the new boys soccer coach and Brad Pond will lead the Baseball team next year. These announcements complete the hiring of new coaches at Sky View.
Fans of Sky View wrestling will see a familiar face at the helm of the program next year when newly appointed head coach Bardett Bagley takes over the program.
LA JUNTA, Colo. — Aubry Boehme, a 6’0" post player for the Otero Junior College women’s basketball team has been selected to play in the 2011 NJCAA Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Association’s All Star game. Boehme, from Smithfield, Utah, is one of 40 players selected from throughout the United States. The games will be played July 9-10 on the campus of Pensacola State College in Florida.
Sky View High School football announces two camps that will be held for youth football participants. Details on costs, sign up information, and required forms can be found below.
Behind the legs of Brady Martin, the Sky View boy’s track & field team led by Head Coach Jim Walker captured first place at the state meet last Friday.
Sky View High School today named long time Lewiston resident Kimber Hall as the new Head Coach for Girls Basketball. Kimber Hall is a brother to Athletic Director Jan Hall. Kimber Hall the owner of Hall’s store in Lewiston comes from a rich sports background. Hall set and holds many records as a member of the Smithfield Blue Sox.
It’s been a wild off season for members of the Sky View coaching ranks, and Sky View has as many holes right now in that area as a block of Swiss Cheese.
The Herald Journal is reporting that Doyle Geddes has stepped down as the boys soccer coach. He will continue to coach the girls soccer team. Read the whole story, End of an era at Sky View at the Herald Journal
High school basketball season is all wrapped up, shoes are stowed, uniforms are laundered and put away waiting for next year, and all that is left to do is give out awards. Several Sky View players were honored this year for their on-court contributions.
In a shocking development after a very successful season and having devoted many years as the Sky View Girls Head Basketball Coach, Paul Hansen announced on Friday, April 8th that he was relinquishing his coaching duties. Hansen cited a difference of opinion on the direction of the program between the coaching staff and administration as a contributing factor in his decision.
The Sky View boys basketball team ended their season Thursday afternoon with a loss to Lehi — 61-50. The Bobcats had a great season, capped with 1st place in region. For a great photo gallery of yesterday’s game, visit the wonderful Photo Gallery by Craig J. Peterson on Cache Valley Daily.
OGDEN—Sky View triumphed over Salem Hills in the first round of the state tournament, 67-47 Tuesday night.The Bobcats went on 12-0 run to begin, led off by junior forward Jordan Nielson on a put-back layup during the first possession of the game. Senior forward Grayson Moore and junior point guard Riley Knowles both made 3-pointers during the run.
TAYLORSVILLE—Following Sky View High School’s victory over Snow Canyon on Thursday, Lady Bobcat coach Paul Hansen forecasted a potential semifinal matchup against Springville in the Girls 4A State Basketball Tournament at Salt Lake Community College by calling Red Devils’ star Lexi Eaton “a handful.” He used the same description after their matchup on Friday, which saw Springville end Sky View’s season in a hard-fought 53-49 victory.
TAYLORSVILLE — Count the Sky View Bobcats girls’ basketball team as a group who believes patience is a virtue, as they demonstrated that skill en route to a 57-49 victory over Snow Canyon High on Thursday in the second round of the 4A Girls’ State Basketball Tournament.
Senior Dannika Webb scored 24 points to lead Sky View’s girls’ basketball over the Woods Cross Wildcats Tuesday morning, 63-50 at Salt Lake Community College during the first round of the 4A state tournament. The Bobcats got off to a slow start, but they were able to recover and maintain the lead. “I gave her the green light and she scored,” Bobcat head coach Paul Hansen said. “She passed up a couple of 3’s after she hit her first and I told her she needed to shoot.”
The Sky View Bobcats hadn’t won a Region title in quite some time. In fact it had been seven long years since the Bobcats had claimed the title.
The Logan High Grizzlies came to play tonight and turned in a tough defensive showing. Logan put a scare into Sky View players and fans in the first half of the game building an eight point lead before Sky View fought their way back pulling within one just before half. In the second half Sky View continued to chisel away at Logan, eventually building a second half lead that they would not relinquish.